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Definition of "sense experience" [sense experience]

  • An unelaborated elementary awareness of stimulation (noun)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "sense experience" in a sentence
  • "Corresponding to the internal, or psychological, world of our concepts is not only the world of our sense experience (the shadow-world of phenomena), but also the world of Ideas, of which our world of concepts is only a reflection, and the world of sense phenomena, a shadow merely."
  • "The cate - gories (pure concepts of the understanding) organize sense experience into knowledge of phenomena."
  • "Book X, therefore, is an exploration of man's way to God, a way which begins in sense experience but swiftly passes beyond it, through and beyond the awesome mystery of memory, to the ineffable encounter between God and the soul in man's inmost subject-self."